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Obscure Wainscot
Leucania obsoleta

(Hübner, 1803) 2204 / 73.302
=Mythimna obsoleta
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Reedbeds, fens, marshes, riversides, estuaries and reedy margins of ponds and lakes.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 21 (28%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2022128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
17/05/2022128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/07/2021228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/07/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/07/2021328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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